Rainer Hughes

Start Ups

We understand the challenges of starting up a new business.

Our goal is to guide you and support you to succeed in your venture. We advise our clients on a broad range of legal matters, including:

  • The appropriate business structure and drafting shareholder agreements
  • Private equity, venture capital and angel fundraising
  • Intellectual property issues, including protection of IP in the UK and internationally
  • Technology and information system projects, e-commerce, and risk management
  • Privacy and data protection, including GDPR compliance
  • All aspects of contract formation and contract management
  • Employment and service contracts for executive directors, non-executive directors, and employees
  • The provision of standard employment policies and advice on legally and HMRC compliant employee benefit packages, including pensions, incentives, minimum wage, leave entitlements, part time and flexible working
  • The grant of leases and sub-leases of commercial property.

Working collaboratively with your existing staff and advisors, we are here to support you. If you are a start-up business that needs legal advice, please contact us today. It will be our pleasure to help you.

Key Experience

Advised on a cross border shareholder settlement dispute involving a sum of £1,200,000 and a Put and Call Option Agreement (UK – Netherlands).

Advised a Lithuanian company in relation to the restructure of the company’s portfolio and assets in the sum of £5,200,000.

Drafted Cross Border Introducer Agreement (UK and California) for AstroFX an Educational Forex Trading Company.

Advised a Ramada Hotel franchise holder in relation to the acquisition of a hotel and various properties to form part of the group.